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The location of Arkansas City









Welcome to Arkansas City ...

Arkansas City is located in Starr County.

The location of Arkansas City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Arkansas City refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Arkansas Citian<2>

Arkansas City is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Arkansas City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Arkansas City: (956)

Communities near Arkansas City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   DirDistance
Citrus City   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
Faysville   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
La Victoria   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Laguna Seca   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
Linn   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
McCook   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arkansas City.

Communities Also Named Arkansas City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Arkansas City - they are located in Arkansas and Kansas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arkansas City.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arkansas City. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arkansas City. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arkansas City:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkansas City ...

Looking for more information about Arkansas City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Arkansas City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Arkansas City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Arkansas City.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arkansas City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Arkansas City refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Arkansas City may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arkansas City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Arkansas City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arkansas City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Arkansas City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkansas City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 26.6614, Longitude: -98.4342     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Arkansas City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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